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Portland State University of Portland, Ore., has received US Patent No. 8,409,411, "Nano-porous membrane based sensors." The patent describes nanoporous alumina membranes that host immobilized antibodies in the pores.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Belgian spectrophotometer firm Trinean today said it has licensed intellectual property covering microfluidic technologies from PerkinElmer's Caliper Life Sciences business directed at UV-VIS quantification analysis.

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology last week reported on the development of a new microfluidic-based approach to delivering macromolecules, including functional siRNAs, into cells without the need for a vector.

Working with a microfluidic system first developed at the University of California, Berkeley, newly formed company Diassess is planning to use a $148,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Institutes of Health to demonstrate a single-cartridge, self-powere

With a freshly minted US patent in hand, the University of Utah Research Foundation has made available for licensing an ultra-fast PCR microchip technology that can perform real-time melt curve analysis in less time than existing commercial thermal cyclers.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Fluxion Biosciences said today it is collaborating with the Stanford University School of Medicine to develop tests to help tailor treatments for cancer patients.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – GenMark Diagnostics will pay Advanced Liquid Logic up to $3 million as part of a deal originally announced last month, it said in its Form 10-Q filed with the US Securitie

This story was originally posted on April 20.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – GenMark Diagnostics today said it has been granted a non-exclusive license to PerkinElmer's microfluidics patent portfolio.

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New research shows that scientists need to do a better job of including a wider diversity of African genomes in their analyses, STAT says.

A new paper in Science shows that men are still winning a large majority of the most sought-after NIH grants.

Nature Research and the Estée Lauder Companies are awarding efforts to encourage girls to pursue careers in the STEM fields.

In Science this week: beneficial genetic variants inherited from archaic Neanderthal and Denisovan hominins, and more.